Beacon Search-Lights on Pioneers and Millionaires

Beacon Search-Lights on Pioneers and Millionaires

by James Boyd Brady

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ISBN-13: 9785518518773
Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
Publication date: 05/28/2013
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.77(d)

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CHAPTER XVIII. What We Have Seen It Remains to Notice From a Dollar to Millions Under My Eye Bright Young Member Calling a Pioneer Cooing Matins to the Sky Mainspring of Success Universal History Seeing How and Why Need of Three Things Best Sign to Rovers The Golden Chain That Hinds- Aggregate Aids Each The Astors Strange Sense of Security Many Tight Squeezes Solution'of the Problem Rich Real Estate Exploiter Singular Sensitivity Ashamed to be Ashamed The Wonder is no Outcry Time Come Benevolent Specialty. TTTE have seen how the pioneer preachers have furnished the conditions that have made our millionaires possible. How they have supplied the circumstances that have made the Middle Rich so well to do. How they have developed the people by creating in them dispositions that have impelled them to personal and national importance. How they have increased the efficiency of those agricultural, educational, inventional, manufacturing and commercial enterprises that have made our Republic so great. It now remains to us to notice the enhancing influence they have upon real estate, which is the material base of supplies. When the Methodist pioneers began their people-enriching career, land was worth only a dollar an acre, except in eastern centres where other colonial pioneer preachers had been working. Now some of it is worth millions of dollars per acre. The persons in possession reap the benefit of this immense appreciation. It must be interesting to these rich friends to know who set the forces in operation that have enabled them or their ancestors to become so wealthy through realty. For some time sagacious real estate operators have been aware of the enriching power of the pioneerupon their enterprises. Under my eye, years ago, a beautiful plateau on J...

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